Florida Life

I Wanna WaWa – A Native Floridian’s First Time

I craved redemption.  Not for myself, but for the famous gas-station-convenience-store heaven known as WaWa.  This summer Florida's first WaWa opened to much fanfare and social media buzz.  Being a Native Floridian, when I first saw my transplant friends post their excitement about the first WaWa in Florida on Facebook months ago, I had to… Continue reading I Wanna WaWa – A Native Floridian’s First Time

Central Florida Suburbs

Walk Out of the Darkness… and into the rain

The morning came early.  After having a BLAST at Dapper Day (check it out), the alarm went off and I jumped into action, which really surprised me, I felt like I was in my twenties again.  It was time to walk in support of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  On this gray morning, I… Continue reading Walk Out of the Darkness… and into the rain

Orlando

Steppin’ Out for Dapper Day at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

It began to spread like wildfire.  Orlando Sentinel carried an article about it and shortly thereafter Disney fans, Orlando visitors, and Florida residents latched onto the idea.  Dapper Day practically went viral.  The moment I heard about it I knew I had to go.  I blogged about it, asked my bestest Disney pal if she… Continue reading Steppin’ Out for Dapper Day at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Orlando

Travel Channel’s Best Orlando Local Restaurants

As is the case with any great city, Orlando always offers something new.  Although my hometown is guilty of having massive urban sprawl, the benefit is that there are many splendid neighborhoods and suburbs to explore.  Here is a great little article from Travel Channel listing five great local restaurants.  Also, don't forget September is… Continue reading Travel Channel’s Best Orlando Local Restaurants

Florida Life

Disney Cast Members Play Ball

Walt Disney World is home to over 60,000 cast members.  Once upon a time, I was one of them.  Tuesday - Thursday nights softball teams comprised of Disney Cast Members get together and play ball. I still know many, many Cast Members  so I decided to head to ESPN Wide World of Sports to catch… Continue reading Disney Cast Members Play Ball

Central Florida Suburbs

Make a Difference – Out of the Darkness Walk

What are you doing this weekend?  How about starting your Sunday by spending two hours making a difference.  In this day and age we hear too often about bullying, overwhelming stress, incredible loss, and other factors that lead someone to take their own life. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevent aims to provide counseling and… Continue reading Make a Difference – Out of the Darkness Walk

The Beach

Half & Half: Hollywood, Florida (Part Two)

The morning was delightful, filled with the  type of activities we had hoped for when planning this trip to Hollywood, Florida.  Breakfast with a breathtaking view of the ocean, quiet time while reading a Jimmy Buffett novel along the water, finding a great spot on the beach and spending a few hours nestled in the… Continue reading Half & Half: Hollywood, Florida (Part Two)

The Beach

Half & Half: Hollywood, Florida (Part One)

The moment we realized we had the entire Labor Day Weekend off together we knew we had to do something special.  Even though I am a Florida Native, there is a side of my homestate that I have never really seen: South Florida.  So we booked our room and planned our two night trip to… Continue reading Half & Half: Hollywood, Florida (Part One)